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Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren launches crowdfunder

Kyle Warren has an exciting project this year to record an album with Greentrax, produce a music video for a single release and broadcast a live stream concert of the full album. The Crowdfunder page can be found here. As well as his busy solo projects, Kyle is playing with […]

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland applications open

National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland applications open

The National Youth Pipe Band of Scotland is a community bringing young people together in support of the pipe band tradition, whilst exploring new ideas and what is possible outside of pipe band competition in the concert setting. The National Youth Pipe Band provides unique development opportunities and experiences for […]

Scotland on Tour at The National Piping Centre

Scotland on Tour at The National Piping Centre

The National Piping Centre have announced three concerts coming up over the summer of 2022 as part of Scotland on Tour. Scotland on Tour will take place over the next 12 months, supporting the creation of hundreds of concerts and performances at much-loved arts centres, town halls and community venues […]

Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society competition entries now open

Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society competition entries now open

Entries are open for this year’s annual bellows piping competition organised by the Lowland & Border Pipers’ Society (LBPS), and they have also announced a Piobaireachd Masterclass weekend with Allan MacDonald. The competition takes place on Saturday, April 9 at the Burgh Halls in the historical West Lothian town of […]

Piping Live! 2022 – save the date

Piping Live! 2022 – save the date

The team behind Glasgow International Piping Festival – Piping Live! are delighted to announce that they will be returning to the streets of Glasgow from August 6 – 14, so get the date in your diary now!  Returning to the in-person format of 2019, there will be bands on Buchanan […]

The road to a Summerblast!

The road to a Summerblast!

The Piper’s and Pipe Band Society of Ontario have released a tantalising movie to promote their week-long online summer school. More details can be found on the Summerblast! website here.

Inagural CPA Bronze Medal competition announced

Inagural CPA Bronze Medal competition announced

The Competing Pipers’ Association is delighted to announce the creation of the brand new in 2022, inaugural Bronze Medal Piobaireachd contest. The event will be held on Sunday, August 28 at The National Piping Centre, McPhater Street. With the blessing of the Northern Meeting and Argyllshire Gathering, and generous funding […]

Highland Reeds introduces virus-beating product

Highland Reeds introduces virus-beating product

Bruce Hitchings MBE BEM, has introduced a product aimed at pipers concerned about viral transmission, available from his Scotland and Arizona-based bagpipe company, Highland Reeds. The product is a strip of fine Merino wool that absorbs the piper’s warm breath and kills all viruses including coronavirus. There are no chemicals […]